Dr Jiawen Li

Institute: The University of Adelaide
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Current Project

Molecular and microstructural imaging in arteries—a new tool to study and prevent heart attacks

Cardiovascular disease, e.g., heart attack, is the leading cause of deaths in Australia and worldwide. Each year, more than 20 million people experience heart attacks worldwide. Most heart attacks are caused by thrombotic occlusions of high-risk atherosclerotic plaques in coronary arteries. 

Although significant progress has been made in cardiovascular research, understanding of…

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